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California Governor signs two controversial bills affecting entertainment and sports

https://www.npr.org/2019/09/30/765700141/california-governor-signs-bill-allowing-college-athletes-to-profit-from-endorsem

BILLIONS LAWSUIT BEATEN BY SHOWTIME 

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/showtime-beats-billions-lawsuit-1245844

ORAL ARGUMENTS HELD in LED ZEPPELIN STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN CASE

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/judges-unsure-stairway-heaven-copyright-dispute-needs-new-trial-1242823

PARKER V. WINWOOD “Gimme Some Lovin’” 51-years later… (lack of admissible evidence of copying)

https://law.justia.com/cases/federal/appellate-courts/ca6/18-5305/18-5305-2019-09-17.html?utm_source=summary-newsletters&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2019-09-18-us-court-of-appeals-for-the-sixth-circuit-52f7c13a80&utm_content=text-case-read-more-1

Ain’t That A Lot of Love

Gimme Some Lovin’

Jerry Seinfeld wins COMEDIANS IN CARS AUTHORSHIP LAWSUIT DUE TO STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS 

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/jerry-seinfeld-beats-lawsuit-claiming-he-stole-comedians-cars-1244276?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=THR%27s%20Today%20in%20Entertainment_now_2019-10-01%2007:05:23_aweprin&utm_term=hollywoodreporter_tie

E*TRADE BEATS LAWSUIT CLAIMING IT STOLE PERSONA  of Instagram’s coolest man

http://www.thefashionlaw.com/home/etrade-beat-the-copyright-false-designation-case-filed-against-it-by-instagrams-coolest-man

Gilda Radner documentary producer’s COPYRIGHT LAWSUIT DEFEATED BY LACK OF REGISTRATION
(The Plaintiff didn’t have the tapes anymore.)

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/cnn-beats-journalists-copyright-suit-gilda-radner-documentary-1240286

US Judge Tosses French Court’s $2.2MM Picasso Judgment over photos

https://www.artsy.net/news/artsy-editorial-judge-struck-french-courts-22-ruling-copyright-dispute-picasso-photos

https://www.courthousenews.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Picasso-ruling.pdf

Indianapolis Photographer/Lawyer RICHARD BELL’S LAWSUIT THROWN OUT JURY SAID NO TO QUESTION OF AUTHORSHIP

https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20190927/20021543086/copyright-troll-loses-jury-trial-which-might-lead-to-him-paying-legal-fees-multiple-lawsuits.shtml

https://www.indystar.com/story/news/2019/09/27/copyright-case-man-doesnt-own-indianapolis-skyline-photo-jury-finds/3778000002/

http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/jury-finds-lawyer-doesnt-own-skyline-photo-after-he-sued-for-infringement-in-multiple-cases

IT’S ELECTION SEASON AND Nickelback SUCCESSFULLY stops Trump’s use of song/video

https://www.bustle.com/p/donald-trumps-nickelback-tweet-was-removed-for-copyright-violation-18846005